Nvidia and AMD DirectX 10-capable GPUs to arrive in 2Q

With Nvidia's Vista driver finally available, the graphics chip maker is expected to roll out its mainsteam and low-end DirectX 10-capable chips, the G80 and G84, in the second quarter of 2007. Meanwhile AMD is also set to release its own DirectX 10-capable GPU series, which includes the R600, R610 and R630, around the same time, according to sources at Taiwan graphics card makers.

With both Nvidia and AMD preparing the final stages for the mass-production of DirectX 10-capable GPUs the wide adoption of DirectX 10 is not far away, the sources stated. A number of leading software providers are known to be developing DirectX 10-compatible games including Crysis from Crytek and Electronic Arts, Hellgate: London developed by Flagship Studios, Namco and EA, and World in Conflict from Massive Entertainment and Sierra Entertainment, which are currently scheduled to be launched in the third quarter 2007.

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That is great and all, I'm sure people will happy to see more choice in Dx10 cards. However, I'd prefer they worked a little harder on their drivers, as the current drivers are just no good.

I'm still not used to seeing AMD and Nvidia in the same sentence ._.

Used to be Intel vs AMD and Nvidia vs Ati. Now we get both Intel and Nvidia competing with AMD, god help em.

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